Let Massachusettensis, or any other friend of the minister, confute me.
He tells us that his object in studying philosophy was to confute the philosophers.
But as these words are in the same way most manifestly false, so are also those which these were uttered to confute.
To refute and to confute are to answer so as to admit of no reply.
The Government sought to overwhelm them with a mass of evidence which they lacked the means to sift and confute.
Moreover, experience tends to confute the system of Dr. Gall.
Now, if I were to go out of my way to confute these people, my subsidiary task would be greater than my main one.
They are also in presence of antagonists, ready to entrap and confute them.
In every article we have to treat of we always meet with more errors to confute than facts to relate.
This was exactly the case of Secularism which he undertook to confute.